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WHUT
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
believe in communism? from the chinese capital -- interesting times, john. >> they are very interesting times. of course, the focus has been on the very few men at the very top of the party, for good reason. we have heard a lot less from ordinary chinese citizens this week because they have almost no say in the power transition taking place here in beijing. nonetheless, this is all about the party, of course. this is not the changing of the offices of state but the shuffling of key positions at the top of the communist party. in that sense, in the broadest possible sense, the opinions of party members do matter. we have been speaking to just three of them. but people are for most, says the slogan at this factory gate. inside, the flame of party loyalties still burn strong. and you don't have to search hard for a reason. a safety supervisor has been a communist party member for six years. a period of booming economic growth during which across the country the organization has added another 7 million members to its ranks. the people's lives are getting better, he says. china is moving in
WETA
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
inappropriate e-mail with general john allen. general allen leads coalition forces in afghanistan and was to be the nato command ner europe. now that is on hold following the discovery of flirtatious e-mails between general and jill kelley. he denies having an affair. at the white house, the classic question. when was the president told? >> it is simply a fact that the white house was not aware of the situation regarding general petraeus until wednesday, and the situation regarding general allen until friday. >> there are lingering questions that members of congress will raise tomorrow. why did it take the f.b.i. so long to inform officials here about the petraeus affair? after all, this was national security compromised. it is as radio gripping as it is messy. an american soap opera. there may yet be more twists in the plot. steve kingston, "bbc news," washington. >> for more, i am joined by a senior correspondent for national journal. thank you for coming in. is this what this is really all about. it sounds like a soap opera. there is sex involved, and that is why we are interes
PBS
Nov 12, 2012 5:30pm EST
the cycle we are now. john simpson, bbc news, at the great wall. >> there is -- as the communist party prepares to unveil the new regime, we look at the challenges facing the top leaders. to find out, go to bbc.com/chinaleadership. heavy rain turns venice into waterworld. concern over what will happen to the city's valuable possessions. spanish banks agreed to stop evicting people cannot pay their home loans. the decision after a woman committed suicide last week. local officials arrived to take possession of her house. >> another home is due to be repossessed in spain. this protest has blocked thousands of victims. inside, an ecuadorean family that cannot pay their mortgage. one of -- to one of several spanish banks which is being bailed out. many people are angry but up till now, the bank has been helping out people hard hit by the crisis. >> i feel a victim like thousands of people that all these -- all this victim is given to the banks and the can i use it to help people. >> the egger has risen since a woman killed herself in the basque country in the north of spain. she jump
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm EST
. the ideal contender from the president's viewpoint is john brennan that has followed lockstep with the deceit that mr. obama has hoisted about the american people from the threat of islamic militants have spectacularly misled americans early in the first administration when he said the word jihad to do with military affairs, which is a blatant lie. i think he would be the perfect person for obama, but he was disliked at the agency as an individual. >> how important is the man at the top? >> he is very important if he is serious about the business we do. the agency, increasingly, has bet the forefront of american activity overseas. we are doing things that really belong to the military. we make mistakes, all agencies make mistakes. but under the general, javier own doctor problems that we had and they were also very clear that they were going to stand by the work force. and certainly if he happened to be the nominee, it would be difficult for the agency. >> a concern of yours, i can see. before the newsbreak today, the biggest talk in town was about the economy. president obama and
PBS
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
is they need to talk to each other, and i think john boehner opened the conversation today by saying, if we can agree what we need to do is have additional revenue for the government rather than simply stick to the idea we have to raise taxes, but that we need additional revenue we can get tax reform, that gives us a basis we can begin to talk about how we solve some of these problems. i think john reached out to the president today. i hope the president responds in term. >> thank you very much for joining me. outside washington the election is still being felt. still to come, a politically divided neighborhood is coming to terms with its results. a quick look at some other news. on multistory shopping mall has collapsed. rescue crews have been on seen all day. about 38 people have been pulled to safety, but at least four people were killed. >> the department store collapse around the time it was due to open for business in the morning. what was once a fifth story building has now collapsed into a pile of rubble. authorities believe 50 people were inside the building when it collapse
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
, john allen, email ex changes connected to the scandal. >> also in the program, we report from golden heights where tension is rising after israel and syria exchange fire across their border. in china, it's all change at the top. we have a special report on how the next generation is determined to tread its own path. >> i would like to be a software engineer. >> so you don't want to do the sort of things that your parents did? >> never. >> hello, it's midday here in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington. there's been a new twist to the sex scandal engulfing the american military top brass there. on friday, general david petraeus resigned as boss of the c.i.a. after it was revealed that he had been having an extra marital affair. now general john alan has been drawn into the scandal after what is being called inappropriate communications with a woman also linked to the affair. he has denied any wrong doing, but his application for a top nato job has been put on hold. >> there will be moments like this -- >> another top american commander, another career threatened. this time
WHUT
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
the latest picture from inside gaza. our correspondent is there. john, what information can you bring us on the situation there today? >> you have been seeing the rocket arriving in israel this morning. we have actually seen a lot of israeli airstrikes as well within the last 15 minutes. a lot of explosions north of gaza city. that has been going on all morning. five palestinians were killed today. they are all hamas fighters, which brings the total to 13 cents yesterday including civilians, children, and a young baby. all of its board yesterday with israel killing -- targeting one leaderssenior hamas whose funeral is taking place today. it is a potential flashpoint. there are a few senior hamas officials here but i expect many of them are in hiding in underground bunkers. it started out as a relatively quiet night but then things started to pickup. we have seen a vapor trail of palestinian rockets being fired across the border all morning. there have been casualty's. in gaza, more casualties at. at least three militants killed today. there have been civilians killed as well in
PBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:30pm EST
, robert plant, and john paul jones will be given the kennedy center award for your contributions to american culture. that is quite an accolade. how does that feel? >> well, it is a terrific honor, isn't it? the fact is that all three, all four of us were so influenced by american music, and to me, the music that i was hearing in the 1950's over here, whatever was kicking off the rock and roll movement over here in the 1950's would not have existed without american music, really. we all owe a tremendous debt to it, really, this whole movement, the people, the rest of it. american music. >> when you get the kennedy center medal in december, you'll be introduced to president obama. >> yes. >> if you have a little chat with him about american music, how will that go? >> uh, i did an interview -- i think the band all did an interview for american said at that he point the music that he listened to or had listened to in his youth was stevie wonder. i could understand why he listen to stevie wonder, because he is an incredible craftsman. .'m really relieved i must say, it will be quite --
WHUT
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
could be very profitable for them. but the problem there -- and this is what john strickland says, an airline industry says from their problems are many-sided. >> iberia, on the one hand, faces a very difficult, external trading environment, a weak spanish economy, rising airport charges, and tough competition. but internally it's a company that hasn't come into the modern age and made itself more lean and mean. it's overmanned, has a large number of routes on the network. >> jamie, thank you very much indeed. now, tens of thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the pakistani schoolgirl who survived a gun attack by the taliban to be nominated for the nobel peace prize. malala yousafzai, who's 15, had become well known as a campaigner for girls' education. >> malala is said to be humbled and inspired by the thousands of cards and gifts that have been sent to her. it's a month now since she was shot on a school bus for daring to say that girls should get an education. a peace prize nomination can't be made been a ordinary member of the public. that's why this
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